Lauren Merola

Behind The Scenes: Trevor Baptiste’s decision during the early years of ‘Fate of a Sport’

For Trevor Baptiste, the 2018 offseason was a battle of racing thoughts against a racing clock. The star faceoff specialist debated whether or not to spend a sophomore season with the Boston Cannons, the team that spent their first overall pick in the 2018 Major League Lacrosse Draft on him, or bet on Paul Rabil and join the Premier Lacrosse League.

2022 Players Top 50: #33 Chris Gray

2022 Players Top 50: #33 Chris Gray By Lauren Merola | Dec 6, 2022 Tweet Chris Gray was sitting with his dad Ken in the bleachers by the outfield at Yankee Stadium when it hit him. “What am I waiting for?” he remembered thinking. “Why not just do it right now?” It was a June […]

Top 3 Plays of the 2022 Cash App Championship

Top 3 Plays of the 2022 Cash App Championship By Lauren Merola | Sep 22, 2022 Tweet The Waterdogs took home the PLL Cash App Championship Trophy after dethroning the defending champion in Philadelphia on Sunday. The ‘Dogs defeated Chaos 11-9 en route to the club’s first-ever championship. The game was one long 48-minute highlight […]

The Chrome Remodel

The Chrome Remodel By Lauren Merola | Aug 31, 2022 Tweet Chrome debuted with the Premier Lacrosse League in 2019, but the team’s identity was established long before that. Chrome’s core stemmed from the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse. In 2019, Ned Crotty, John Galloway, Jordan MacIntosh, Mike Manley, John Ranagan, Jordan Wolf and […]

Jack Concannon: The near-sighted netminder

Jack Concannon: The near-sighted netminder By Lauren Merola | Aug 10, 2022 Tweet Jack Concannon knows what he wants. The Atlas goalie wants to see the same number of bounce shots every warmup, with the same stick he’s precisely taped and re-taped – with the same tape – before every game this season. He sits […]